"Colonoscopy and Colorectal Cancer Screening: Future Directions" ed. by Marco Bustamante
English | ITAe | 2013 | ISBN: 9789535109495 | 286 pages | PDF | 16 MB
This book deals with several topics to be faced when implementing a CRC screening program. The interested reader will learn about the rationale and challenges of implementing such a program, the management of the detected lesions, the prevention of complications of colonoscopy, and finally the use of other screening modalities that are emerging as valuable alternatives.
The relevance of the topics covered in it and the updated evidence included by the authors turn this book into a very useful tool to introduce the reader in this amazing and evolving field.
Section 1 Overview of Colorectal Cancer. Implementation of Colorectal Cancer Screening Programs
1 Colorectal Cancer
2 Issues in Screening and Surveillance Colonoscopy
3 The Future of Colonoscopy: The Use of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) for Colorectal Cancer Screening - Italian Experience
Section 2 Managing Precursor Lesions: Resection Techniques and Beyond
4 Evolution and Strategy of Endoscopic Treatment for Colorectal Tumours
5 Malignant Colorectal Polyps: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis
6 The Malignant Polyp: Polypectomy or Surgical Resection?
7 Desmoplastic Reaction in Biopsy Specimens of T1 Stage Colorectal Cancer Plays a Critical Role in Defining the Level of Sub-Mucosal Invasion
8 In vivo Optical Diagnosis of Polyp Histology: Can We Omit Pathological Examination of Diminutive Polyps?
Section 3 Complications of Colonoscopy: Minimizing the Risks of a Screening Tool
9 The Major Complications of Colonoscopy: Sedation-Related. Hemorrhage Associated with Polypectomy and Colonic Perforation
10 Complications of Colonoscopy
Section 4 Colonoscopy Is Not the End of the Way: Other Screening Technologies
11 Colon Capsule Endoscopy: Quo Vadis?
12 Virtual Colonoscopy
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